Articles by James Collins
A good IT plan not only supports your strategic goals, but is part of them.
October 25, 2010
Technology plans are like politicians: short on substance, long on prose, and unlikely to do what they're supposed to do.Read More
Six questions board members will ask about NCUA’s final rule on corporate CUs.
October 1, 2010
Recapitalization and trust will be tough issues to address.Read More
Confused about regulations? Join the club.
September 20, 2010
Making sense of all the laws and regulations credit unions must deal with can be confusing. Take this sentence: "She violated Reg Z by pushing the APR off of the Reg CC and then adding it to the member's BSA disclosure."Read More
Skewing facts often supports status quo and inferior results.
August 12, 2010
Are you always honest with your employees? Really? Let's take a test.Read More
They clearly march to the beat of a different drummer.
July 30, 2010
What’s the biggest work force issue today? The inevitable response from folks over 40: “Those @#%^ gen Yers!”
(That’s just before asking one of them for help with the latest software upgrade.)
IT managers refer to conversions as 'their own day in hell.'
November 18, 2008
Walk into any credit union information technology (IT) manager's office and announce it's time to switch core systems. What do you think the response will be?Read More